The Chemical Connection: A Historical Perspective on Chemical Control, Part 4

October 25, 2007

Gene Haislip – The Chemical Connection: A Historical Perspective on Chemical Control, Part 4. Part 4 and final part in our series, Good Medicine Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America.

Gene Haislip, former DEA Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control (retired) provides an informal narrative of the development of chemical control law and programs. A particular point of emphasis will be the manner in which an effective strategy was developed to simultaneously address both foreign and domestic aspects of a drug and chemical problem and how operations, intelligence, national laws and technical diplomacy were, and must be, organized together to find and execute such a strategy.

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The U.S. Role in Developing International Drug Controls, Part 3

June 12, 2007
Terrance Woodworth – The U.S. Role in Developing International Drug Controls, Part 3 in our continuing series, Good Medicine Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America.

Terrance Woodworth, former Deputy Director of the Office of Diversion Control (retired) discusses the evolution of the international drug control system, starting in the 1800s, moving through the first international drug conference in Shanghai, China, and describing several key international drug control treaties in the 20th century. He also touches briefly on the United Nations organization and important agencies that play a role in international drug control, as well as various key national laws passed in the U.S.

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Operation Cyberchase: The Story of One Internet Drug Trafficking Investigation, Part 2

May 31, 2007
Carlos Aquino – Operation Cyberchase: The Story of One Internet Drug Trafficking Investigation, Part 2 in our continuing series, Good Medicine, Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America.

Diversion Investigator Carlos Aquino from the Philadelphia Field Office give us highlights on Operation Cyberchase. As a result of this operation, DEA identified approximately 200 web sites that illegally sold prescription drugs and arrested 25 individuals who had been operating in the United States, India, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean.

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Diversion: All You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

March 27, 2007
Ron Buzzeo and Jim Crawford – Diversion, All You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask. Turkey Gizzards, Vitamin Q, Gorilla Biscuits, Quaaludes, Ludes, Wallbangers. What are these things, and what do they have to do with DEA?

Ron Buzzeo, Former Deputy Director of DEA’s Office of Diversion Control (retired), and Jim Crawford, Special Assistant to the Deputy Asst. Administrator, Office of Diversion Control (ODXS). Ron will speak on Methaqualone – a Domestic and International Success Story, while Jim will fill us in on the Assurance of Availability for Legitimate Use.

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